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Former Drainage District 5 commissioner, wife charged with fraud

Allan and Joann Thomas allegedly stole more than $460,000 from Enumclaw taxpayers by setting up sham companies.

Buckley Columbia Bank branch to close Nov. 15

Residents will soon have to travel to Enumclaw of Bonney Lake for banking services.

Read, and reflect on freedom

It’s Banned Book Week — get out there and read a banned book.

Walk, don’t run, to stay healthy, local doctor says

Light to moderate exercise is better for people than heavy workouts, according to Dr. Jim Merrill.

Local sanctuary cares for old, injured, and sick pets and animals

Dr. Heather Stewart and local Laura Thompson officially made Steven’s Sanctuary a nonprofit organization in 2017.

New program aims to foster leadership skills, establish community-driven project

The deadline to sign up for RDI’s Pierce County/White River Plateau Rural Community Leadership Program is Sept. 23.

Artists sought for new fall Scarecrow contest, Gallery 2020

The deadline to enter the Scarecrow Contest and the City Hall gallery are in October.

Residents’ voices heard on library safety

More than 70 percent of residents who took a City Council Public Safety Committee survey said they do not feel safe at the library.

Library hosting new gardening, crafting classes

A Community Meet and Greet is scheduled for Sept. 21.

Enumclaw senior center plans for improved transportation for rural residents

A new King County grant to create senior “hubs” will help fund the effort.

Cocktail farm looks to open Wilkeson bar and shop

Venise Cunningham and Belinda Kelly are the Simple Goodness Sisters, looking to bring you unique cocktails from local gardens to your glass.

Two apply to fill Black Diamond’s empty seats | CORRECTION

Patrick Nelson and Steven Paige could very well be the city’s newest elected officials.

Courier-Herald misreports on potential levy lid lift

Black Diamond residents are being taxed $1.89 per $1,000 in assessed property value this year, not 64 cents.

To fund fire department, Black Diamond property taxes could jump

Mountain View Fire and Rescue is hoping the city will increase its property tax levy to better fund the department.

Black Diamond’s annual Labor Days this weekend

Don’t miss the city’s largest event of the year.

Changing how we think about education

America’s education system should be more about being effective, not efficient, says Will Richardson.

Buckley updates list of future transportation projects

The most expensive project on the list is the construction of a new pedestrian bridge over the White River.

Rainier School’s Human Rights Committee needs new members

In order to keep some patients safe and healthy, their individual rights may have to be abridged. The Human Rights Committee tries to ensure no right is taken away unnecessarily.

Come meet Enumclaw’s first Miss Pro Rodeo at annual competition

Kristin Strudivan will be signing autographs before and after the rodeo, which is Aug. 22 - 24.

Fire Marshal releases firework incident numbers

More than 300 incidents were reported this year.